30 June 2014

Sweet as Sunshine

This is my second post for today, please scroll down to see my 'Card Mania' GDT creation! xx

I can't believe its the end of June already, which means the start of a new challenge over at 
This month we want to see your


creations. So the seaside, playing golf, bar-b-ques, windsurfing....you get the idea, as long as its a summery scene you can enter.

This month we have a £15 voucher up for grabs fro the winner & we also have a Top 3 with a badge to pop on your blog!

I decided to use my S.W.A.L.K. digi stamp library CD which I have had for a while now. I will admit I have only used it twice before, but if you know me that's good lololol!!! 

I just fell in love with this cute image as soon as I saw it!!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Catered Crop- summer lovin'
Pile it On- outdoor fun
Sentimental Sundays- summer
Chocolate, Coffee & Cards- summer days
Digi Haven- Life's a Beach (digi cd)
Sparkles- At the Beach/Summer Fun

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Sweet as Sunshine' from the S.W.A.L.K digi stamp library 
Skin- tan, sunkissed pink & blush
Tim Holtz distress inks
Bathing costume- worn lipstick, spun sugar & iced spruce
Bucket & spade- worn lipstick & spun sugar
Fishing net- salty ocean
Sand- tea dye & scattered straw
Sky- tumbled glass
All highlighted inks are available from Natalie & Amy's

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Summer Breeze' by First Edition from Natalie & Amy's
My stash- orange card, yellow dew drop, green card

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
'Collall 3D' glue with tools
Sizzix Bigshot
'Flying Birds' die cut by Memory Box 98655 
'Summer Kites' die cut by Memory Box 98564
'Daisy Flower' die cut by Joy Crafts 6002/0024
'Leafy Branch' die cut by C.C. Designs
'Stix2' pick up pencil

Thank you for stopping by today
Hope you are all well...
hugs xx


MagsB said...

Oh that is such an adorable image! What lovely colouring! Lovely card!

love Mags B x

Elizabeth Hart said...

What a cute summer image - and you made such an adorable card with it. Love it. Thanks so much for joining us this week at the pile it on Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

Sandra H said...

This is beautiful x

Sandy Trefger said...

This is so cute! I love that adorable digi image. The little crab the boy is holding is great! Also love the layering on your card and sentiment and little details. Thanks for sharing with us at Digi Haven!

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Awwww this is gorgeous Shell, love the colouring on your sweet image and the birds look fab! Susan x

coops said...

so gorgeous shell.really sweet image and i love your summer colours ;D

xx coops xx

Cazro said...

A super summer card, the colouring is amazing, well done. Loving everything. Thanks for sharing with us at Sparkles Monthly Challenges. Caz

Anonymous said...

Aww what a sweetie Shell, love that image. Thanks for joining in the fun at Sparkles this month, good luck and hope to see you again.

Sparkles DT